George Bonham, the Immigrant

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George Bonham

Also Known As: ""The Immigrant""
Birthplace: Harworth, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sarah Bonham
Father of Ruth Sarah Barrows; Sarah Bryant; Sarah Bryant; George BONHAM, Jr.; Ann Bonum and 2 others

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About George Bonham, the Immigrant

The ship in the photo is of the 20th Century Amerigo Vespucci way too large for the 17th century.

Update (1) 12 Sep 2011 Please read this web article!

If this is correct It also shows that George unlikely would have been descended from the family of Stanway Hall

Traditional thinking is he came from Stanway Hall in Essex but that George seems to have died in England. If William Bonham, vintner of London in Will of a brother who named two daughters of brother George deceased before 1628 Update (2)12 Sep 2011. This William names places in Suffolk but not in Wiltshire and Essex, so probably not of Stanway Hall either

"On April 28, 1704 dyed our brother George Bonham. He lived to a good old age being about 95 years of age. He was a good man spake well of and is gone to receive his crown."

The first of this line to be found in America is George Bonham, who came to this country from Gravesend, England, in 1635, at the age of 31. His second (2)wife was Sarah Morton, daughter of George Morton. Married 20 12 1644 First wife was Mary ___________or Miss _____Bishop Child of Samuel Bonham and wife Sarah Morton:

  • Samuel Bonham I, d.1703 in Virginia, married Katherine (unk)
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George Bonham, the Immigrant's Timeline

Essex, England, United Kingdom
Harworth, Nottinghamshire, England
Age 25
December 12, 1646
Age 36
Plymouth, Plymouth County, MA, USA
Age 37
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
December 10, 1653
Age 43
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
December 10, 1653
Age 43
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, USA
Age 47
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Age 60
Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA